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Harvard Computer Society
College

Rebooting the Harvard Computer Society

The Harvard Computer Society—the five-person group that manages more than 7,000 student mailing lists—is finalizing a transition from on-campus servers to the cloud.

First Day of CS50
College

Yale Considers Proposal To Offer CS50 Next Fall

If the proposal is approved, Malan’s CS50 lectures would be streamed to Yale, where an on-the-ground instructor and support staff will hold standard sections and office hours, according to Yale Computer Science Department head Joan Feigenbaum.

Andrew Ng - Deep Learning
SEAS

Andrew Ng - Deep Learning

Andrew Y. Ng, co-founder of Coursera, talks in a crowded lecture hall on Thursday at Maxwell Dworkin about deep learning in computer programs, inspired by human neural networks.

Ice Cream at Deep Learning Talk
SEAS

Ice Cream at Deep Learning Talk

Audience members enjoy ice cream in Maxwell Dworkin on Thursday afternoon before a talk by Andrew Y. Ng, co-founder of Coursera.

First Day of CS50
College Administration

CS50 Introduces New Integrity Policy, Bypassing Ad Board

Students who violate academic honesty standards in CS50 may no longer be referred to the Ad Board for investigation, under a newly formalized “regret clause."

cs50 intro
Computer Science

This, Too, Is CS50.

Computer Science

Tech Terms: A Guide for the Non Tech-Savvy

Confused by all the tech jargon STEM concentrators are always bandying about? Us too, but we’ve managed to figure out Wikipedia, so here are some simple, plain English definitions for some common tech terms that you might see on the Internet, hear on the street, or have to explain to your grandmother.

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class
College

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class

Freshmen pose for a photo booth at CS50 Puzzle Day on September 6, 2014. Prof. David J. Malan later posted the photo booth pictures on Facebook.

Facebook Sign
Scrutiny

Facebook Sign

"I want the Facebook sign in the background," exclaimed CS50 staff photographer as CS50 TFs posed in front of the entrance to Puzzle Day. The Facebook-sponsored event was held at the i-lab.

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class
Scrutiny

Decoding Harvard's Most Popular Class

Freshmen pose for a photo booth at CS50 Puzzle Day on September 6, 2014. Prof. David J. Malan later posted the photo booth pictures on Facebook.

Binary Lights
Scrutiny

Binary Lights

Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science David J. Malan uses lights to teach binary code.

Binary Lights
Scrutiny

This is CS50

Facebook at Puzzle Day
College

This Is CS50.

CS50 is exceptional for its size, its resources and the cult of personality around its charismatic leader. It is more than just a class at Harvard; it is a cultural touchstone, a lifestyle, a spectacle. This is CS50, and it’s here to stay.

Lights, Camera, CS50
Scrutiny

Lights, Camera, CS50

Students on the CS50 production team put finishing touches on the stage setup at the first lecture of the school year.

Puzzle Time
Scrutiny

Puzzle Time

Morris Yau '17 works during Puzzle Day at the iLab. Teams of students competed for prizes at the Facebook-sponsored event such as a Nintendo Wii U.

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony
Columns

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.